Very nice record, and one of the rarer sides by Gene Ammons. We can't remember the exact story behind this, but we know that the material was recorded by Jug during the early 60's, when he was violating his contractual agreements with a number of labels, and recording sessions for just about ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)
An early gem from the great Sam Cooke – a pre-RCA session, but one that already has Sam showing a stronger jazzy side of his talents – as you might guess from the title! The Lady, in this case, is the late Billie Holiday – recently passed at the time of this recording, and ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Although this is sort of a cheapo budget issue that looks unofficial, it's a decent compilation of some of The Dells' early doo-wop sides for Vee Jay, just about all of which are pretty tough to find on vinyl in any format. The group's work for Vee Jay was some of their best, and this set includes ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Winners ... LP Up Front, Late 50s/Early 60s. Sealed ...
An assortment of very early work by The Impressions – recorded back during their years at Vee Jay, and featuring Jerry Butler on a number of tracks. The sound's a bit rootsier and doo woppier than you might know from some of their other tracks – and titles include classics like "Yo ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the many obscure albums of material by The Ohio Players – material that was recorded in the late 60's by Capitol, but frequently repackaged and retitled in the early 70's to cash in on the big hit status of the band. The band has elements of their funky 70s style on Westbound – ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Earlier work by The O'Jays – but issued in a simple cover put on the markets to cash in on the group's early 70s fame on Philly International! The record contains mostly material from the late 60s early 70s indie years, most issued as singles, with production by Bobby Massey and HB Barnum. ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album